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CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)

Fund Information and Application

Application Form

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology has been awarded $518,726 in funding via the CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) to be able to mitigate additional expenses relates to COVID‐19.

The United States Department of Education has mandated that half of the funds are to be used for additional institutional cost, the other half to students impacted by the pandemic.  The college has signed and returned Certification and Agreement to assure that at least half of the funds will be distributed to students.

The chart below will provide information related to HEERF funding.

Note: This information is updated periodically, please see the date of the most recent update below.

CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Status Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students has been submitted to the U.S. Department of Education.
HEERF Funds Awarded to the Institution Student Portion: $259,363
Institution Portion: $259,363
Total Award: $518,726
Total Amount of Funds Distributed to Student
(as of most recent update)
$91,225
Estimated Number of Student Eligible for HEERF Funds 216
Total Number of Students Awarded Funds
(as of most recent update)
67
Method used to determine how students are awarded Application and Evaluation tools:
Application, Evaluation Forms, and Process
Information Provided to Eligible Students All students who may be eligible have been notified via US Mail and E-mail:
E-mail / Letter
This correspondence includes the link to the college’s HEERF Application
If you have questions, please contact:
Kamira Evans, Director of Student Affairs
800 Manchester Avenue
Media, PA 19063
610-892-1500
Kamira.evans@pit.edu
Last Updated: 05/07/2020